Canada Agricultural Products Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 20 (4th Supp.))

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2005-12-12. Previous Versions

HER MAJESTY

Marginal note:Binding on Her Majesty

 This Act is binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada or a province.

BOARD OF ARBITRATION AND REVIEW TRIBUNAL

Marginal note:Board of Arbitration continued
  •  (1) The Board of Arbitration, consisting of such members as are appointed by the Minister, one of whom shall be appointed as Chairperson and one as Vice-Chairperson, is hereby continued.

  • Marginal note:Tenure

    (2) Each member shall be appointed for a term of not more than five years and shall hold office during good behaviour, but may be removed by the Minister for cause.

  • Marginal note:Re-appointment

    (3) Each member may be re-appointed as a member in the same or another capacity.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 20 (4th Supp.), s. 4;
  • 1995, c. 40, s. 28.
Marginal note:Review Tribunal continued
  •  (1) The Review Tribunal, consisting of such members as are appointed by the Governor in Council, one of whom shall be appointed as Chairperson, is hereby continued.

  • Marginal note:Qualifications

    (2) A person is not eligible to be appointed a member of the Tribunal unless the person is knowledgeable about or has experience related to agriculture or agri-food and the Chairperson of the Tribunal and at least one other member of the Tribunal must, in addition, be a barrister or advocate of at least ten years standing at the bar of any province or a notary of at least ten years standing at the Chambre des notaires du Québec.

  • Marginal note:Membership

    (3) The Chairperson of the Tribunal shall be appointed as a full-time member and the other members shall be appointed as either full-time members or part-time members of the Tribunal.

  • Marginal note:Tenure

    (4) Each member of the Tribunal shall be appointed for a term of not more than five years and shall hold office during good behaviour, but may be removed by the Governor in Council for cause.

  • Marginal note:Re-appointment

    (5) Each member of the Tribunal may be re-appointed as a member in the same or another capacity.

  • 1995, c. 40, s. 29.
Marginal note:Not employed in the federal public administration
  •  (1) A member of the Tribunal may not be a person employed in the federal public administration.

  • Marginal note:Conflict of interest

    (2) A member of the Tribunal shall not accept or hold any office or employment that is inconsistent with the member’s duties or take part in any matter before the Tribunal in which the member has an interest.

  • 1995, c. 40, s. 29;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E).